This story was originally posted on July 27.

By Justin Petrone

Illumina last week reported a 36-percent spike in second-quarter revenues driven by "strong demand" for its next-generation sequencing products and restored growth in its array business, particularly for whole-genome genotyping chips.

It also said it expects full-year 2011 revenue to increase as much as 26 percent over 2010, causing annual revenue to hit the billion-dollar mark for the first time in its history.

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In a survey, about half of Canadian government scientists say they still feel as though they cannot speak freely, ScienceInsider reports.

The Atlantic reports that biohacker Josiah Zayner regrets injecting himself with the CRISPR gene-editing tool on stage.

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